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  • Custom Access Ramps

    Most of the houses I work on here in Southern California have few if any accessible design features. For a homeowner who uses a wheelchair, even a single step at the entry is a serious impediment. Over the last several years, I’ve put my welding skills to good use building access ramps out of...

  • Framing With Light-Gauge Steel

    Common in commercial framing, steel studs provide straight and sturdy fire-rated partitions.

  • Arcus Contoured Masonry Blade

    Thanks to its unique saucerlike shape, the 7-inch Contoured Masonry Blade by Arcus can cut arcs with a radius as small as 15 inches.

  • On the Job

    Site-made arched window trim; clean blades cut better

  • Pearl Abrasive DTL10HPXL Porcelain Blade

    Cutting through porcelain can be a challenge, and sometimes it takes a special blade to do the work quickly and cleanly.

  • MK Diamond TX3 Tile Saw

    Most tile saws pump water out of a large pan to cool their cuts, which can cause a lot of overspray and dripping.

  • DeWalt DWM120 Portable Band Saw

    Most portable band saws have a cut capacity of 4 3/4 inches, but DeWalt's new DWM120 can handle pipe up to 5 inches.

  • Ridgid R3030 Recip Saw

    Ridgid recently added a one-handed recip saw to its Fuego line of power tools.

  • Milwaukee 6477-20 Wormdrive Saw

    None of my power tools gets used more than my wormdrive saw.

  • Custom Door Trim On an MDF Budget

    You can mill five sets of casing from a single sheet.